Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hewlett-Packard Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Penalty: 
$750,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
September 21, 2016
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced that HP agreed to pay $750,000 in back wages and interest to settle allegations of hiring discrimination. The action affected 504 qualified applicants -- including 349 African Americans, one American Indian/Alaskan Native, 109 Asians, 44 Hispanics and one Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander -- who the company rejected for Inside Sales Representative positions.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Arkansas
Facility City: 
Conway
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: 
information technology
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Parent company note: 
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